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The Ottawa Compassion Collective was “born out of relationships,” says Pastor Jeff Scott of WestVillage Church in Ottawa, Ontario. It started in conversation with friend and fellow pastor Jeff Jantzi of The Gathering Ottawa, when they were both presented with opportunities to partner with Compassion and invite their congregations to sponsor children. “As Jeff and […]
Despite their varied contexts, the leaders of Compassion’s ministry in the 25 countries where we work share many things in common, too. They are committed followers of Jesus. They value our local church partners. They work hard to see children released from poverty. And this past year, they had to adapt quickly to changing realities […]
This article was originally published on Medium, where we regularly publish articles on child development, poverty alleviation and much more. Find us on Medium. ____ In the midst of the Korean War, Reverend Everett Swanson was stopped in his tracks by the startling, desperate needs of Korean children orphaned by the war. While in South Korea as […]
Hearing about a plague of locusts might cause you to think of the famous Bible story told to you in Sunday School. For 46-year-old Behailu, a farmer in Minjar County, Ethiopia, hearing of locusts reminds him of stories told by his father’s generation of farmers. “Our fathers used to tell us how the locusts’ impact […]
For Compassion kids around the globe, celebrations with their centre will look just as different. But staff are working tirelessly to ensure children still feel loved this Christmas, even in quarantine. Let’s take a virtual journey around Latin America to see what Christmas celebrations look like for our beloved Compassion children and their families this year!
A guest post from Word Made Digital’s Joanna la Fleur on digital communications in a time of pandemic. We have the best news. Practical tutorials on how to share it!
A guest post from Pastor Linaldo, pastor of a Compassion church partner in Brazil. ____ I still remember when I first arrived in this city. The local church needed a pastor, and I thought I would stay for just two years. It has been 28 years since then and I’ve learned to love this city […]
Recently, Compassion’s Ministry Relations Regional Manager for the Greater Toronto Area, Aimee Esparaz, wrote this article about the global church’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic for Vancouver Chinese Christian Short-Term Mission Training Centre‘s Truth Monthly magazine. The article was published in both English and Chinese in the November 2020 issue of Truth Monthly (find Aimee’s article […]
In June 2020, Compassion partnered with Canadian worship leader and songwriter, Brooke Nicholls, and her husband Steve in their project, Worship Online—a venture to bring pre-recorded worship sets to churches across Canada and beyond who do not have the capacity to have their own worship team during the pandemic. Today, Brooke shares with us more about her heart behind the project and her desire for Canadians to worship God freely, even in a pandemic.
2020 has been tough, but this Thanksgiving, we are choosing to be grateful for the amazing things God’s done through Compassion this year!